COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, January 19

27 events

Kidstuff

Performance

  • UGA New Dance Theatre

    Jan. 18–20, 8 p.m. Jan. 20, 2 p.m. $16. pac.uga.edu

    Ballroom Magic

    The UGA Ballroom Performance Group presents its annual showcase with over 20 routines by dancers in and around the Athens community.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $17 (21+), $19 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    MARY LAMBERT Singer-songwriter, spoken word artist and multi-instrumentalist known for her feature on Macklemore's "Same Love." See Story on p. 12.

    MAL BLUM Anti-folk singer-songwriter from New York.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JIM WILSON Local songwriter and musician (The TaxiCab Verses) performs with special guests.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7:30 p.m. $25. www.40watt.com

    CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN Fronted by local fixture David Lowery, this influential indie rock band performs a set of its hits.

    ROBYN HITCHCOCK Known for fronting British art-rock band The Soft Boys, Hitchcock plays intricate, surrealist folk music. See Story on p. 11.

    ELF POWER Longtime fixture on the Athens scene playing crisp, melodic psych-pop.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS Best known for their 1966 hit "Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)," today the Medallions are made up of relatives of the original lineup and bill themselves as "the party band of the South." 

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $30. www.georgiatheatre.com

    NEKO CASE Fierce, talented alt-country icon known for her work with the New Pornographers. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

    MT. JOY Indie-folk outfit from Philadelphia.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    QUEST GIVER New local experimental indie trio.

    COMA TOAST No info available.

    OTIS NEMO Local pianist and songwriter.

    WOLFISH No info available.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BETWEEN NAYBORS Local group playing folk music with socially relevant lyrics and a touch of country twang. Album release show!

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    SMOKEY JOE AND THE TWO DOLLAR PISTOLS Outlaw country band from Atlanta.

Events

  • Stegeman Coliseum

    7 p.m. $10. www.gymdogs.com

    UGA Gymnastics

    The Gymdogs compete against Auburn. 

  • Southern Brewing Company

    4:30–9 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    Percentage Night

    Part of the proceeds will benefit AthensPets.

  • Athens City Hall

    6–8 p.m. FREE! jsiebentritt@gmail.com

    No More Lies, No More Deportations

    Dignidad Inmigrante en Athens leads a demonstration in protest of the change in policty in the sheriff's office to hold undocumented immigrants for 48 hours past the normal release time. The Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition will make a public statement in support of Dignidad Immigrante en Athens.

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    4–11 p.m. www.akademiabc.com

    Akademia Brewing Company Cask Tapping

    Celebrate the latest cask of a brown ale aged on toasted coconut.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.tonyeubanksathens.com

    Tony Eubanks Campaign Launch

    Meet Tony Eubanks as he launches his capmaign for ACC District 3 Commissioner. See City Dope on p. 4.

Games

Classes

Theater

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Jan. 19–20, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 3 p.m. $14–18. oconeeyouthplayhouse@gmail.com

    Honk!

     The musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling incorporates a message of tolerance.

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Opening Reception

    See "Typo-poetry: Despite Black and White in Sound," Lisa Freeman's assemblages in "Repercussion," and "Resonance: A Bi-sensory Art Exhibit," which pairs visual artworks with complementary audio. See Art Notes on p. 14.

  • The Georgia Club

    Jan. 19–21, 12–5 p.m. Jan. 19, 6 p.m. (dinner). $65. 770-725-8100, reservations@thegeorgiaclub.com

    Georgia Artist Collective

    The Classic Center Cultural Foundation presents the Georgia Artist Collective, with artwork by William Kwamena Poh, Claire Osborne, Megan Fowler, Steve Cole, Jill Biskin, Ansley Perno, Heidi Hensley and Tina McCullough. A dinner and silent auction will be held Friday night.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Authors Allen Gee and Kerry Neville

    (Five Points) Gee shares My Chinese-America and Neville shares Remember to Forget Me.

Help Out

  • Athens, GA

    Upper Oconee Watershed Network

    Citizen scientists are needed to protect the watershed. info@uown.org, uown.org